Frequently Asked Questions

Below you can find answers to frequently asked questions about submitting a proposal for and presenting at the AACC Annual Scientific Meeting. If you have additional questions that are not covered below, contact AACC at [email protected] with questions.

Can non-members submit a proposal?

Yes. AACC membership is not required for proposal submission, though we hope you consider joining AACC as a member. However, an AACC account is required for proposal submission, which can be made at no cost. Create a free AACC account here.

Can I submit more than one proposal?

Yes. Multiple proposal submissions are welcome.

Read the proposal guidelines

Where can I get a copy of my submission?

Once it's open, you may visit AACC’s Proposal Service Center to view submitted proposals. To print a copy, click the “View Abstract” icon and then print a copy or save as a PDF.

How do I know if my Speakers completed their disclosures?

Once it's open, you may visit AACC’s Proposal Service Center to view the status of submitted proposals. Click “View Author Status” to see if disclosures are complete. Contact AACC at [email protected] if you or your Speaker(s) are experiencing trouble completing this step.

Can I edit my proposal once it is submitted?

No, a proposal cannot be edited once fully submitted. Contact AACC at [email protected] with questions regarding changes to submitted proposals.

When will I know if my proposal is accepted?

Proposal submitters are expected to be notified of decisions by email in March 2023.

If my proposal is accepted, what is the per diem for speakers?

Speaker benefits depend on the role of the individual and type of session accepted.

  • All faculty are responsible for making their own hotel arrangements.
  • AACC University Course and Scientific Session Speakers receive economy roundtrip airfare when booked through AACC’s travel agent or compensation for self-driving and a $500 honorarium for each session in which they serve as a Speaker (note: individuals may serve as a Speaker in a maximum of 2 sessions). Honorarium checks are provided onsite. AACC University Courses and Scientific Session Speakers also receive complimentary AACC Annual Scientific Meeting registration.
  • Please note that individuals serving as Moderator only (and not Speaker) do not receive Speaker benefits.
  • Please note that travel is not provided in the event a Speaker is unable to travel and AMOC permits a live remote presentation.
  • Roundtable speakers will receive $50 each day they present.
Submitting a Successful Proposal

Watch the webinar recording to learn about the types of proposals accepted and how to make your proposal standout. The webinar also covers proposal submission and tips on session design.